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Why the LSU loss is irrelevant to the Gators’ title hopes

Sports Day Tampa Bay: Times college football writer Matt Baker discusses Florida-South Carolina, USF-Navy, FSU-Wake Forest and the conference already out of the College Football Playoff picture.
Florida wide receiver Van Jefferson (12) celebrates his touchdown reception with wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland (89) and tight end Kyle Pitts (84) in the first half of an NCAA college football game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) [GERALD HERBERT | AP]
Published Oct. 17
Updated Oct. 17

Tampa Bay Times college football writer Matt Baker joins us to recap Florida’s loss at LSU, plus:

* Despite that loss, is everything the Gators want this season still within reach — including the national championship?

* USF has won two in a row but its remaining schedule is difficult, starting this weekend at Navy.

* Is Florida State ready to face one of college football’s most exciting offenses Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C. against Wake Forest.

*It’s only October and one conference may already be eliminated from the College Football Playoff.

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